Looking for pictures and a recap of some of our programs? GO TO OUR PROGRAM VIDEO PAGE!


We welcome everyone to these informative hour-long lectures designed especially for people who have diabetes or who have have family or friends with diabetes. Go to the Program Videos on our home page to access lectures you might have missed. Lectures are presented by Pharmacist Ed Bechtel here in our library at 1 PM on the fourth Wednesday of each month.


Check our PROGRAM VIDEO link on the Homepage for lectures you might have missed.


  • Have you been told you have pre-diabetes?
  • Are you at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes
  • Would you like to reduce your risk?

We can help. – Learn how to make life style changes to reduce your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.

To enroll in classes call 610-767-4121.

Program sponsored by Bechtel’s Pharmacy


to the Slatington Public Library!

Join us on Monday evening, June 10, from 6 - 7 PM .

“Josh the Baby Otter” was created to help children comprehend and remember this important message: STAY AWAY FROM WATER UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT. Josh the Otter Water Safety Program is being sponsored by the Rotary Club of Slatington and Debbie Minnich of Cruise Planners. This important program, developed to prevent childhood drownings, includes a story, dialogue, dancing, and an opportunity to meet the star of the program, Josh the Otter. Join us at the library on one of the above dates. Everyone is welcome, but the program is designed especially for young children through grades 2 or 3.


We announced the lucky winners of our money raffle drawing at the Women' Club Arts Festival on Monday evening, April 22. First prize ($126) went to Courtney Arce of Lehighton; second prize ($75.60) was won by Delores Reitz of Slatington; third prize ($50.50) was won by Ron Kuntz of Walnutport. Ron donated his winnings to the library. Congratulations to all our winners!


Just a reminder that the Book Club meets on the first Monday of the month. We have a wonderful group of individuals who love to read and discuss what they've read with friends. New members are always welcome!

Join our BOOK CLUB. We meet on the first Monday of the month from 1 PM until about 2:30 PM. You'll need to call us or stop by to find out the title of the book we are reading for the month. The titles are suggested by the group and books may be borrowed, not purchased.


A meeting of the Friends of the Library (FOL) will be held at the library on May 13, at 6 PM. Meetings last one hour. Our FOL helps with many tasks around the library. It's never too late to join the group. If you aren't sure whether or not this is for you, attend a meeting and ask questions! If you would like to volunteer but are unable to attend a meeting, please call the library and share your contact information with Mrs. Pugh.

The Library is the recipient of the 2019 Mickley Fravel Grant. We are excited to announce that this grant will fund our Spark subscription for this year, which benefits all of our patrons. We will also be using the grant money to purchase adult and juvenile e-magazines. These magazines are available digitally through Overdrive. A link to Overdrive can be found by clicking on Links to Online Library Resources on our Home page.

You'll need a library card to take advantage of this and other online resources. Library cards are free to residents of the Northern Lehigh School District community. Library cards are available to non-residents for a one-time nominal fee of $20. Please stop by and get your library card Library cards should be renewed every 3 years.

Patrons, you are now able to borrow materials from any of the 11 libraries in the new Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. Catasauqua, Coplay, Dimmick, Emmaus, Lehighton, Lower Macungie, Palmerton, Parkland, Slatington, Southern Lehigh and Whitehall libraries have combined forces to make borrowing even easier. If the book or DVD you want isn't on our shelf, odds are one of the other libraries has it; and you can either pick it up there or have it delivered here within 1-2 days! Returns are just as easy!


November through December, 2018.

We enjoyed our final session of Fall Preschool Story Hour on December 11, with a visit from the jolly guy himself, Santa Claus! During our final session, the children not only received a gift from Santa, but they also made the gift of a pine cone bird feeder for our feathered friends in the wild. Miss Debbie, Miss Hali, and Miss Lynne look forward to seeing our preschoolers in the spring. Keep watching our website for our schedule.

Slatington Public Library PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR